Wednesday, 21 February 2018

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  • US Fed seeks lifetime bank for two ex-JP Morgan bankers

    Ticker | 13 March 2017

    The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System said on Friday it was seeking to ban permanently two former JP Morgan executives from the banking industry.

  • A streak of lightning is seen above the skyline of Shanghai

    UK signs off on Shanghai stock link

    People & Markets | 18 November 2016

    As market participants gear up for the launch of a trading link between Shenzhen and Hong Kong, Britain has confirmed its support for a similar tie-up between London and Shanghai.

  • UBS M&A veteran Harding-Jones moves to Citigroup

    People & Markets | 23 June 2017

    Citigroup has poached two of UBS’s most senior Asia-Pacific bankers.

  • UBS hires equities trio in Hong Kong

    People & Markets | 17 February 2017

    UBS has hired three senior bankers in its equities division in Hong Kong, following a number of high-level departures in the past few months.

  • Trio of debt bankers leave UBS

    People & Markets | 25 November 2016

    Three senior Asian debt bankers left UBS in Hong Kong last week, triggering questions over the bank’s commitment to bond underwriting in the region.

  • Thailand plans blockchain-based exchange

    People & Markets | 03 March 2017

    The Stock Exchange of Thailand plans to launch a blockchain-based marketplace for trading shares in startup companies.

  • Strong growth for Singapore banks

    People & Markets | 16 February 2018

    Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation and United Overseas Bank rounded off an impressive set of quarterly results for Singapore’s banks with both reporting double-digit profit growth in the fourth quarter of 2017.

  • Strains appear for Australian banks

    People & Markets | 10 November 2017

    Australia’s big four banks are still earning record profits, mostly on modest lending growth and a focus on costs, but they are starting to feel the impact of cracks in the property market, heightened competition and an increased regulatory burden.

  • State Bank of India to raise capital as bad loans fall

    People & Markets | 26 May 2017

    State Bank of India reported a decline in its bad loan ratio for the first time in more than a year, clearing the way for it to press ahead with an equity placement that could raise more than US$2bn. 

  • Standard Chartered bulks up credit trading team

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    Standard Chartered has hired more than a dozen staff in its financial markets business in Asia, London and New York as part of a push in credit trading.

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